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Earth - David Brin
Earth
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The long-awaited new novel by the award-winning, bestselling author of Startide Rising and The Uplift War--an epic novel set fifty years from tomorrow, a carefully-reasoned, scientifically faithful tale of the fate of our world. "One hell of a novel . . . has what sci-fi readers want these days;... show more
The long-awaited new novel by the award-winning, bestselling author of Startide Rising and The Uplift War--an epic novel set fifty years from tomorrow, a carefully-reasoned, scientifically faithful tale of the fate of our world. "One hell of a novel . . . has what sci-fi readers want these days; intelligence, action, and an epic scale".--Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine. Line drawings.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780553290240 (055329024X)
ASIN: 055329024X
Publisher: Spectra
Pages no: 704
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 Earth by David Brin
bookshelves: published-1990, sci-fi, environmental-issues, winter-20132014, tbr-busting-2014, fraudio, epic-proportions, dystopian, desert-regions, lifestyles-deathstyles Read from December 18, 2013 to January 11, 2014 Description: Set in the year 2038, the book is a cautionary tale of the harm h...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 Earth
To be honest I wouldn't have finished this one if it wasn't a bookcrossingIE choice. I'm not sorry I read it but it was a bit too scientific for my real enjoyment and went down some avenues that I wouldn't have gone if I had a choice. In a near future the earth is wracked with ecological damange an...
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it
2.0 Earth
I read this back in highschool, and so along with the other 2 Brin books, Earth Clan, I decided to re-read them all. Sadly, this was so filled with Brin's earth philosophy that the story was barely there. It was pretty cool overall, gravity lasers, etc. But Dear Lord, the proselytizing that we...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it
4.0 Earth
This is not an easy read in spite of the well written, accessible prose, some good characterization, and some exciting scenes. The difficulty is due to the ambitious scope of the book which seems to necessitate numerous plot strands, myriad characters, and frequent expositions and infodumps. Persona...
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